In the latest offering from Ben Couch, Devin Harris is looking to get back out there, but is still questionable for tonight’s game against the Pistons: “We’ve increased our halfcourt defense tremendously, but we’re still struggling in transition,” Harris said. “Offensively – and defensively – I don’t think we’ve pushed the ball as much as I think that we could. But those are things I think that I can affect personally, especially on the offensive end, pushing the tempo a little bit.
If you want reasons for why the Nets have been more competitive the past week, you should probably check out Keyon Dooling’s defensive effort, according to Dave D’Alessandro: Dooling is dueling the other team’s chief handler and playmaker, and treating his defensive challenge as if it’s a personal affront. Indeed, in his last three starts, the backup point guard has removed his primary matchup from the equation entirely.
Expect a formal announcement this week regarding the Nets temporary move to the Prudential Center in Newark, according to the Daily News.
Matt Moore at Hardwood Paroxysm is enamored by the potential turnaround of the Nets organization, looking at their cap space, draft picks, move to Brooklyn, marketability of Yi, and other factors.
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